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Manning Net: guest speaker raises awareness for melanoma

The next Manning Net gathering is being held at Wingham Services Club on Thursday, May 26.

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Helen Mirren’s stepson dies from rare form of eye cancer: What is uveal melanoma?

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Woman TikToker Is ‘Puzzled’ By A Faint Line On Her Fingernail: It Turned Out To Be Cancer

Maria Sylvia was diagnosed with subungual melanoma, a specific type of skin cancer that lives in the nail bed, after discovering what she thought was “a cool streak in [her] nail.”

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Queensland woman’s life saved after suspicious mark spotted during facial

A mum says a facial saved her life after her beautician spotted suspicious marks during a pampering session – which turned out to be cancerous.

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